Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is a Canadian non-profit organization created in 1979 to recognize over 4,000 Canadian film industry and television industry professionals.

The mandate of the Academy is:

* To honour outstanding achievements
* To heighten public awareness and increase audience attendance and appreciation of Canadian film and television productions
* To provide critically needed high-quality professional development programs, s and publications
* The Academy’s national awards programs include the Genie Awards, Gemini Awards and Prix Gémeaux, honouring Canada’s best in the film and television industries.

Related links

* Genie Award
* Gemini Award

External links

* [http://www.academy.ca/ Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television website]
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* [http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-68-1150/arts_entertainment/canadian_content/ CBC Digital Archives - Bright Lights, Political Fights: The Canadian Film Industry]


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